Travel Information

Moroccan citizens travelling to Lebanon

Citizens of Western Sahara that are travelling to Lebanon can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Lebanon

🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
❄️ cold weather
Not many tourists
🏖️ beaches
🍸 good restaurants and bars
👯‍♂️ good for parties

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Lebanon from Western Sahara usually are around 7057.00 MAD. Royal Air Maroc is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Turkish

. Popular domestic airlines are

MEA

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Touch

.

💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include

Uber.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is LBP.

1 MAD = 156.144800 LBP

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $3.97 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa will be provided by Customs and Immigration at the port of entry to citizens of Lebanon

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 30 days past your travel date.

Visa on arrival at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry only if they are holding a copy of a reservation in a 3 to 5 star hotel or private residential address with telephone number in the Republic of Lebanon, at least US$2,000 in cash, a non-refundable return or circle trip ticket, and there are no Israeli stamps, visas, or seals on their passport.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Lebanon. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Lebanon has announced a national state of health emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Air, sea and land ports will be closed from 18-29 March including Beirut Airport and the land border between Lebanon and Syria. Public and private institutes will also be closed, except for essential services. If you choose to travel despite our advice, follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Lebanon. Monitor the media for the latest information on closures. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Lebanon.

Statistics

These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Lebanon. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.42 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.68 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$57.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$3.97 USD

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Popular Cities in Lebanon

Beirut

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